Displaying 1-15 of 20 Items , Filtered by May or Jun or Jul and 2020 and Nth Waikato or Bay of Plenty or Top of SI / West Coast and Adverse Events or Environment or People
22 July 2020
Today marks three years since Mycoplasma bovis was first detected in New Zealand. Finding this bacteria here was a shock to the industry, and kicked off one of New Zealand’s largest ever biosecurity responses.
07 July 2020
DairyNZ and Federated Farmers are pleased to see today’s government announcement that is extending employer assisted temporary work visas due to expire by the end of 2020.
03 July 2020
New guidance on the performance and design of constructed farm wetlands draws on local and international evidence to show how well-planned wetlands can reduce nitrates by 20 to 50 percent.
26 June 2020
Ten Kiwi dairy farmers who have shown exceptional care for the environment were recently recognised with a DairyNZ Sustainability and Stewardship Award as part of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
24 June 2020
The Government and dairy sector have joined forces on a new campaign to support COVID-19 affected workers into a farming career, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor said.
18 June 2020
Industry groups are encouraged by a council observation flight in Southland which suggests good practices are largely in place for the winter ahead.
17 June 2020
Despite being impacted by tough drought conditions, dairy farmer Chris Davison cannot wipe the smile off his face, nor can his wife Rachel, or his mum or twin brother.
16 June 2020
Recently released economic data shows dairy farmers continue to make a positive contribution to the economy throughout the COVID crisis, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.
04 June 2020
Before COVID-19, farmers might have met for group discussions on a nearby farm, but on June 11 dairy farm employers nationwide will go online to fine-tune what they already know about being a good boss and holding on to valued staff.
28 May 2020
Sector feedback has resulted in significant change to the Government’s Essential Freshwater package but there is still a sting in the tail, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.
26 May 2020
Dairy farmers have just days left to vote on the milksolids levy – which closes 5pm Saturday, May 30.
20 May 2020
The deadline is looming for dairy farmers to have their say on the milksolids levy vote, which closes May 30.
15 May 2020
A DairyNZ project in Selwyn and Hinds is helping dairy farmers significantly reduce nitrogen losses on farms, while maintaining profitability.
14 May 2020
The Budget’s focus on jobs, infrastructure and the environment has hit the spot, but the devil will be in the detail for the dairy sector, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.
12 May 2020
As an estimated 5000 dairy farm households New Zealand-wide prepare to move for the new dairy season, from June 1, information is available to help make this year’s shift during COVID-19 safe and easier.
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